Launching the Diabetes Brain Study

Happy to announce that our next project just received NIH funding! This is a collaborative teamwork among my lab and the labs of Meredith Braskie and Matt Borzage to understand how diabetes affects brain vascular function. We use state-of-the-art 7T brain MRIs, examining cerebrovascular reactivity, brain connectivity, and blood-brain barrier integrity in an underserved population in Los Angeles at risk of both diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

USC launches large-scale study of dementia and diabetes in adults with Hispanic ancestry | Keck School of Medicine of USC

The National Institute on Aging awarded Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers $3.7 million to explore the link between diabetes and brain health in the understudied group. By Zara Abrams People who have type 2 diabetes face an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, but the cause of that risk is

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